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Leadership & Team Skills

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Lean Business Practices

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

We can help your business with technical skills and continuous quality improvement, among other needs.  More »

NMC Training Services

Customer-focused solutions, active learning model training, on- and off-site delivery — this is what you can expect from NMC's Training Services. We help you gain a clearer understanding of your own processes and create an improvement plan developed through a facilitated event at your facility.

Top Reasons For Choosing NMC Training Services

  • Customized training
  • The Active Learning Model
  • Measurable impacts
  • Industry expert trainers

Matt Bulloch, President and CEO, TentCraft; "NMC has been a phenomenal training partner. I learned more with NMC lean than in business school.”

CNC Machinist training - Summer 2019

What: Industry-Led Collaborative (ILC) Seeking Going Pro Talent Fund Grant for Summer 2019 CNC Training

*Delivery of this program is contingent upon award of grant funding

Cost: $2,000 per trainee:

  • $1,500 anticipated grant funding
  • Industry contribution: $500 per trainee

Where: Traverse Bay Area Career Technical Center
When: Two-week 80-hour sessions:
*Applicants must be approved before registering

  • Session 1: June 17–28
  • Session 2: July 22–August 2

Trainer: Peter Povolo, TBA Precision Machining Technology Instructor
Trainees: Maximum of 15, minimum of eight per session
* Lunch catered daily


Matt Schwarze
(231) 995-2009

Northern Michigan Lean Learning Consortium

The Northern Michigan Lean Learning Consortium is a member-based support network for those pursuing Lean with resources and support from NMC, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, and other partners. Members benefits include access to monthly events including Best Practice Tours, Learning Events, and Gemba Tours. Learn More »

Ron Jolly ShowWTCM AM 580 Monthly Manufacturing Segment

The March segment featured Bill Meyer, CEO, Promethient, Inc. and Rob Summers, Senior Business Advisor Manufacturing, NMC Training Services and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, NL Office. Listen here »

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Upcoming Workshops

Lean Office Champion - $3,500

Two consecutive Thursdays each month
April 11 - September 19, 2019
8:00 AM–4:30 PM
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Get More Done - $95

Monday, April 29, 2019
8:30 AM–12:30 PM
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Applied Project Management - $1,950

Two Tuesdays each month
May 14 - September 24, 2019
8:30 AM–12:30 PM
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Lean Learning Consortium Events


Dayton Lamina Corporation
 3650 S Derenzy Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615
9–11:30 AM
Facilitated by Northwestern Michigan College

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